Meet Father Christmas at London Zoo

06:50 14 October 2013

Visitors will get to interact with Father Christmas and his reindeers during the Meet Santa experience at London Zoo. Picture: ZSL London Zoo

Visitors will get to interact with Father Christmas and his reindeers during the Meet Santa experience at London Zoo. Picture: ZSL London Zoo

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Tickets go on sale today for London Zoo’s Meet Santa experience.

A Tamarin monkey at London Zoo gets into the Christmas spirit. Picture: ZSL London ZooA Tamarin monkey at London Zoo gets into the Christmas spirit. Picture: ZSL London Zoo

Father Christmas and his reindeer will be spending time at the zoo in the run-up to Christmas.

Visitors to the Meet Santa experience can check out the reindeers, and find out lots of fun facts from Santa’s reindeer trainers at the daily talk.

Children will also be able to lend a hand at the daily Keeper’s Little Helpers sessions, where they’ll be preparing treats and presents for the zoo’s animals before settling down for storytelling with Mother Christmas.

For children who like to get hands on, there are Christmas craft activities to enjoy around the Zoo, with gingerbread decorating, adding their festive wishes to the Wishing Tree and joining in the zoo’s colouring competition.

Tickets for Meet Santa, which starts on November 16, cost £25.50 including zoo entry, a mince pie on arrival, and a special event planner.

To book visit the London Zoo website.

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